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Data Manager (Analyst I)
Req number: 16179BR
 

Description:

The Women’s Global Health Imperative (WGHI) has developed a growing program of domestic and international research projects studying contraceptive acceptability, HIV/STI prevention, and other reproductive health issues. CIDEA (Center for International Data Evaluation and Analysis) is a state-of-the-art data entry and management system within WGHI. We seek a person to oversee all data management tasks for one or more trials at CIDEA. Under direction of the Data Operations Manager, the person in this position will be responsible for all data management activities for their assigned study/studies. Specific tasks include: developing and maintaining data collection instruments, including paper forms and/or computer-assisted interviews; creating and maintaining one or more DataFax (specialized software) study databases, including defining variables, developing the visit structure, and writing edit checks); overseeing the overall data quality for the study, including resolving data discrepancies, generating quality control reports, and reporting on data quality to the study team on a weekly, monthly and quarterly basis; serving as the primary point of contact for CIDEA and study staff in regard to study-wide data issues; and other duties as assigned. This position requires travel to international study sites, as needed.

Note: There are 4 positions available; this assignment ends on September 30, 2006.

Required Qualifications:

  • BA/BS with a major in a related field and one year of experience in administrative analysis or operations research; or an equivalent combination of education and experience;

  • excellent organizational skills, ability to work independently to coordinate multiple projects;

  • excellent written and oral communication skills;

  • enthusiasm for learning and problem solving; strong attention to detail;

  • experience with data collection and databases;

  • ability to communicate about sexual health information;

  • able to set priorities, work well under pressure, and meet deadlines.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with Clinical DataFax Systems;

  • a positive attitude and a sense of humor;

  • experience with epidemiology or clinical research.
     

Forward resume to: lwells@globalhealth.ucsf.edu


Data Manager Supervisor (Analyst I-Spvr)
Req number: 16055BR

Description:

The Women’s Global Health Imperative (WGHI) has developed a growing program of domestic and international research projects studying contraceptive acceptability, HIV/STI prevention, and other reproductive health issues. CIDEA (Center for International Data Evaluation and Analysis) is a state-of-the-art data entry and management system within WGHI. We seek a person to oversee all data management tasks for one or more trials at CIDEA. Under direction of the Data Operations / Administrative Manager, the incumbent will be responsible for all data management activities for their assigned study/studies; will supervise 2 to 3 data management personnel. Specific tasks include: Developing and maintaining data collection instruments, including paper forms and/or computer-assisted interviews; creating and maintaining one or more DataFax (specialized software) study databases, including defining variables, developing the visit structure, and writing edit checks; overseeing the overall data quality for the study, including resolving data discrepancies, generating quality control reports, and reporting on data quality to the study team on a weekly, monthly and quarterly basis; serving as the primary point of contact for CIDEA and study staff in regard to study-wide data issues; supervision of data management personnel, including hiring, training, evaluating and addressing any performance issues, assigning tasks and managing the work flow across one or more projects; and other duties as assigned. Note: This position requires travel to international study sites, as needed.

Required Qualifications:

  • BA/BS with a major in a related field and one year of experience in administrative analysis or operations research; or an equivalent combination of education and experience;

  • excellent organizational skills, ability to work independently to coordinate multiple projects;

  • excellent written and oral communication skills;

  • enthusiasm for learning and problem solving;

  • strong attention to detail;

  • experience with data collection and databases;

  • ability to communicate about sexual health information;

  • able to set priorities, work well under pressure, meet deadlines and work independently.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous experience mentoring, developing and supervising others;

  • experience with Clinical DataFax Systems;

  • a positive attitude and a sense of humor;

  • experience with epidemiology or clinical research.

Forward resume to: lwells@globalhealth.ucsf.edu


Senior Accounts Director
Req number: 13957BR

Description:

The UZ-UCSF Collaborative Research Programme (“Program”) in Women’s Health is a multidisciplinary collaborative research effort between the University of Zimbabwe (UZ) and UCSF. The Program is also the coordinating center for an HIV Prevention Trials Unit (HPTU) within the HIV Prevention Trials Network (HPTN), a global research network conducting US domestic and international research on promising biomedical and behavioral strategies for the prevention of HIV transmission.

The incumbent will serve as the Senior Accounts Director for the Program in Zimbabwe and will be the primary liaison with UCSF on Program financial matters. S/he will ensure that existing accounting systems and software are adequate to manage grants funds in accordance with agency standards and OMB requirements, and engage in capacity building to ensure that Zimbabwean staff are trained to take over the requirements of the position upon the departure of the incumbent. S/he will conduct training to ensure that staff meet external funding agency monitoring requirements and will also supervise the Accounts Director, employed by the Program.

The selected individual will be a UCSF career employee (Analyst V), living and working in Harare, Zimbabwe for the duration of the two-year appointment. The incumbent will hold a dual, non-paid appointment with the University of Zimbabwe, and therefore must have a Master’s degree.

Required Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in business-related field, e.g., Business Adm. or Accounting, and minimum of five years experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Superior organizational skills required; superior written and verbal English language skills.

  • Able to communicate with discretion, tact and diplomacy to handle confidential/sensitive information.

  • Able to work cooperatively as a team member in multicultural settings.

  • Superior computer skills, including thorough knowledge of Word, Excel and databases.

  • Thorough knowledge of accountancy and financial and grant management principles; some knowledge of the research and project management; extensive experience in accounting/finance and managing external donor funds, particular NIH grants.

  • Able to prioritize work with competing deadlines.

  • Sufficient technical knowledge of financial management software.

  • Thorough knowledge of agency accounting policies and procedures.

  • Able to work independently and exercise excellent judgment.

  • Cultural competency to work alongside Zimbabwe staff in a productive, cooperative way and respect local standards and norms.

  • Superior computer skills, including thorough knowledge of word-processing, spreadsheets and databases.

  • Supervisory experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with HIV/AIDS research.

  • Experience working abroad.

  • Pastel© experience.

  • Able to see “big picture,” but also sufficiently detail-oriented to ensure that the fine points are not overlooked.

  • Knowledge of UCSF audit and accounting policies and procedures.

Please note that this is a limited time appointment, and that the incumbent will live and work in Zimbabwe for the duration of the two-years. Due to requirements for a work visa, applicants without a Master’s degree will not be considered.

Forward resume to: lwells@globalhealth.ucsf.edu


Senior Statistician
Req number: 16037BR

Description:

The incumbent will provide statistical support for a growing program of domestic and international reproductive health/STD/HIV research projects. Primary responsibilities include participating in design, analysis and publication of research studies with faculty investigators. Specific duties include conducting analysis of research data using SAS; directing data management and analysis activities of up to two assistant statisticians; collaboration with faculty and staff statisticians on development of study protocols and data analyses; writing study documentation procedures (including analysis plans, protocols and standard operating procedures); and other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

  • Advanced degree with a major in statistics, biostatistics or a related field and four years of professional statistical experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience;

  • skills, knowledge and abilities essential to the successful performance of the duties assigned to the position;

  • experience with techniques commonly used in clinical trials and epidemiological studies;

  • advanced programming experience in SAS and other statistical packages (e.g. Stata, R/S-PLUS);

  • ability to work independently;

  • excellent communication, writing and organizational skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • PhD in Statistics or Biostatistics;

  • clinical trial and epidemiological research experience;

  • experience with survival analysis, logistic regression, and regression techniques for longitudinal data;

  • experience with application for managing data from large-scale clinical trials (e.g. Datafax).

Forward resume to: lwells@globalhealth.ucsf.edu
 

 
       
 
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